Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 22, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, August 12, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Vienna (Austria), August 17, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Manchester (England), June 22, 2007.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic